Top 5 Social Security Myths and What You Need to Know

While “it’ll figure itself out” might be a popular mindset when thinking about future Social Security benefits, particularly if you’re still relatively young, you don’t have to know much about the topic to understand that strategy probably won’t yield the results you might be hoping for in your retirement years. You also aren’t alone: Only … Read more

Sharing Expenses with Roommates

Living with roommates can be both a blessing and a struggle. After all, teaming up with a roommate could mean a bigger apartment with a little more space. If you’re lucky, roommates can sometimes even turn into built-in friends—people who will be there for you at 3 am when you need to cry on the … Read more

Holiday Shoppers May Soon Turn to YouTube

It’s Prime Day on Amazon (AMZN), the unofficial kickoff to the holiday shopping season. With the ongoing pandemic causing many people to continue shopping from home, retailers are on the lookout for creative ways to highlight their products. A new tool in marketers’ pockets may soon be YouTube (GOOGL). The vision: imagine YouTube as a … Read more

Biden’s Student Loan Plan and Other Forgiveness Plans, Explained

Student loan forgiveness and student loan reform have become central policy discussion points for politicians on both sides of the aisle in recent years. And though legislation can often take years, the CARES Act, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, quickly took federal student loans into consideration, suspending payments and interest accrual. The move pushed … Read more